Guy Earl Bixby (1905-1962)

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Guy Earl Bixby
Born: 29 May 1905 Charlevoix Co., Michigan
Died: 3 Jul 1962 Springvale Twp., Michigan
Father: Oscar T. Bixby
Mother: Martha E. Pritchard
Siblings: Guy Earl Bixby
Spouse: Lucelia Meria Croff
Married: 29 Dec 1939 Petoskey, Michigan
Children: Martha Bixby
Marvin E. Bixby


Petoskey News-Review, Thursday, July 5, 1962:

Guy E. Bixby
Rites Friday

Services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Epsilon E. U. B. Church for Guy E. Bixby, 57, who died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon of a heart attack while working on his farm in Springvale township. Rev. Jack Mulder will officiate and interment will be in the Joy cemetery.

He was born in Charlevoix county on May 19, 1905 and had lived at his farm home in Springvale township most of his life. He married Lucelia Croff in rites at Petoskey on December 29, 1939. He was a farmer and a carpenter.

Mr. Bixby was a member of the Emmet County Farm Bureau.

Surviving are his wife, a son, Marvin, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Martha Sutfin of R-2 Petoskey; two aunts, Mrs. Clayton Bixby of Petoskey and, Mrs. Rena Niles of Grand Rapids.

The body is at Stone Funeral Home, where friends may call.


  • 1910 Federal Census, Springvale Twp., Emmet, MI
Name: Guy Bixby
Birthplace: Michigan
Relationship to Head of Household: Adopted Son
Residence: Springvale, Emmet, Michigan
Marital Status: Single
Age: 5
Race: White
Gender: Male
Family Number: 88
Page Number: 4
Parent: Oscar Bixby, M, 40y
Parent: Martha Bixby, F, 41y
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Bixby, Guy & Croff, Lucelia
Date of Marriage: 12/29/1939
Liber: 5
Folio: 20
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Bixby, Guy Earl
Date of Death: 7/3/1962
Liber: 1962
Folio: 161
Place of Death: Springvale Twp., MI
Bixby, Guy Earl
Age: 57
Born: 5/29/1905
Died: 7/3/1962
Burial: 0/0/0000
Cemetery: Joy Valley, Springvale Twp.
Obituary: on file, PNR - 07/05/1962
  • Petoskey News-Review, Thursday, 9 Feb 2006, Obituary: Gray, Marybelle Croff